hhgregg COO Resigns

by Nate Hunter

Indianapolis — Gregg Throgmartin had been with hhgregg for 13 years.

Indianapolis — Indianapolis-based appliance and electronics retailer, hhgregg Inc., and its board of directors have accepted the resignation of Gregg W. Throgmartin as executive vice president and chief operating officer of the company and as a member of the board, effective March 31, 2014. Throgmartin is leaving the company to pursue outside interests and manage family businesses.

“I would like to thank Gregg for his leadership and many contributions to hhgregg over the past 13 years,” says Dennis May, president and CEO of hhgregg. “Gregg has been an instrumental member of our leadership team and helped support the growth of the company’s store base as we work toward becoming a national retailer.”

The board will commence a search for a new COO. In the interim, other operations officers of the company will fulfill the responsibilities Throgmartin.

hhgregg is a specialty retailer of home appliances, televisions, computers, tablets, wireless devices, consumer electronics, home furniture, mattresses, fitness equipment and related services operating under the name hhgregg™. hhgregg currently operates 228 stores in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.



SOURCE: hhgregg Inc.





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